Gyromitra esculenta - (Brain Mushroom, False Morel)



Cap Shape:

Cap Texture: Uneven/Bumpy

Cap Feels: Dry

Stem Shape: Tapering up or down

Smell: No Strong Smell

Gills: no

Spore Print Color:

Edible: Poisonous


This mushroom appears at the same time of year as the morel so is sometimes mistaken for one. However the brain mushroom is Poisonous!